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It is remarkable to what extent almost anything having to do with the Middle East in this country--be it political, cultural, historical or even personal--is permeated by the triumphalist vision

Like countless parents, Cynthia Stewart of Oberlin, Ohio, is an ardent amateur photographer who loves to take pictures of her child.

In Growing Up Absurd, his classic polemic on shortchanged youth, Paul Goodman remarks, parenthetically, that "the problems I want to discuss in this book belong primarily, in our society,

Whenever Gide wrote or spoke about himself directly, which was not infrequently, he would insist that his wars within were to be traced to his very genes.

When the Clinton Administration privatized the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC) last year, critics warned that the new company would seek to back out of a historic but unprofitable dea

When Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band opened the opulent new Staples Center in LA on October 17, the Jersey Troubadour had a few choice words for those watching from the luxury skyboxes.

Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's factual findings in United States v. Microsoft, released November 5, spell the doom of Microsoft as we have known it.

New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has created enormous consternation and publicity in his attempts to censor an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.

This article is adapted from Robert W. McChesney's Rich Media, Poor Democracy (Illinois).
Three charts accompany this article: "Global Media Moguls," "Who Owns the Movies?" and "Who Owns the Music?"

If you combined the political roles of Republican front-runner George W.

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The Left has learned the hard way that it needs to be independent of Obama to realize the change it's seeking.

August 15, 2010

On responses to "Kabuki Democracy," TNR and the mail.

August 13, 2010

Gay rights advocates will worry about Justice Kennedy's vote, and Democratic strategists will fret about collateral damage in November--but in the grand scheme of things, the battle for gay marriage is over.

August 12, 2010

On Charlie Rangel, the world's worst songs and right-wing hypocrisy.

August 12, 2010

The attorneys general in Florida and Virginia who are attacking America's uninsured ought to think about who really benefits from the politicization of well-being.

August 12, 2010

As we've been rehashing the Constitution lately, maybe it bears reminding that we learned years ago that separate's not equal.

August 11, 2010

Obama's half-hour speech in the University of Texas gym, where 4,000 youthful supporters came to see him, sketched a vague strategy for higher education.

August 11, 2010